HUMBOLDT – Ricky K. Richards, 64, of Humboldt, passed away May 16, 2014 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial, celebrated by Father James Tigges, will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Humboldt. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Humboldt, with full military rites by Sathers-Odgaard VFW Post 5240 and Adams American Legion Post 119. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt. A parish rosary will be at 4:45 Monday at the funeral home.

Ricky is survived by his wife, Debra Richards of Humboldt; his children, Steven (Jamey) Richards of Monroe, and Sarah (Brandy) Thomason of Boone; step-sons, Ryan (Tiffany) George of Pocahontas, Tony (Sunny) George of Rutland, Chad (Missy) George of Dakota City, and Benjamin George of Rolfe; nine grandchildren; sister, Ruth (Gary) Evans of Fort Dodge; and half sister, Clara Clark of Huxley. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Ruby (Palmer) Richards; and half brothers and sister, Larry Smith, Glenn Smith, Betty Hamann, and Jean Archer.